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BrexitAs of exit day (11 pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers agreements to agree, and why an agreement to agree certain contractual terms at a future date has traditionally been held...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to bailment, which is a large and complex topic.This Practice Note provides a working definition of...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
Practice notes
Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out guidance upon the meaning, use and importance of commonly used terms in exclusion and limitation of liability clauses in...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Wright of Fladgate 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to discharge a contract, including...
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9th Nov
Precedents
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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Produced in partnership with Paul de Vince and Jagdeep Singh of Gateley Plc 12th Jan
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This Practice Note deals with the relationships arising between principals, agents and third parties with whom the agent deals on the principal’s...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Definition—Business Continuity Event Business Continuity Event means an event (whether a natural or man-made phenomenon or...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
Precedents
[ON HEADED NOTEPAPER OF PARTY A][Insert address of Party B][[Insert address of Guarantor]][Insert date]Dear [name of Party B][ and [name of...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides a summary of the common law and conventions governing international carriage by air. It explains the liability of the...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court and James Watthey of 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
Precedents
[On headed notepaper of the assignor]To: [Insert name and address of Assignee][Insert date]Dear [insert name of Assignee]Assignment of contractWe...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
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9th Nov
Precedents
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Wright of Fladgate 12th Jan

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Spurred on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the government pushed through the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020). The...
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26th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering which courts have jurisdiction. For guidance, see Practice Note:...
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25th Jan
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This Practice Note describes the purpose and functions of sea carriage documents with reference to the delivery of cargo, in particular it examines a...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court and James Watthey of 4 Pump Court 25th Jan
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This Tracker is for use when determining whether a country is a signatory to the Hague Convention on Choice of Courts Agreements and whether the...
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Produced in partnership with Cara North of Lipman Karas 25th Jan
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DefinitionsThis Practice Note uses the following definitions:•Hague Convention—Convention on Choice of Court Agreements concluded on 30 June 2005 at...
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Produced in partnership with Cara North of Lipman Karas 25th Jan
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The termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the contract is in breach of contract•the...
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25th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note introduces the data export restriction under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998) prohibiting the transfer of personal...
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Produced in partnership with Fieldfisher LLP 25th Jan
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This guide sets out the requirements for executing simple contracts in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference...
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Produced in partnership with Diego Krischcautzky of Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal. 25th Jan
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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020) inserts a new Part A1 into the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) which provides for a new...
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22nd Jan
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Background to the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020)Spurred on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and a desire to mitigate...
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22nd Jan
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The International comparator tool is designed to allow you to compare legal differences across two or more jurisdictions in any given practice area....
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22nd Jan
Q&As
For the purposes of this Q&A we have focused on the matters directly relevant to World Trade Organization (WTO) rules as they relate to trade in goods...
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20th Jan
Q&As
For the purposes of this Q&A we have focused on the matters directly relevant to World Trade Organization (WTO) rules as they relate to general trade...
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20th Jan
Q&As
By way of example, is it possible to have a master sale and purchase agreement governed by English law pursuant to which one party agrees to assign or...
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20th Jan
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This Practice Note, Bonds in international supply contracts, sets out an introduction to the most common types of bonds used in international supply...
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20th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the following key issues specific to multinational or offshore outsourcing arrangements:•Initial considerations•Deal...
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Produced in partnership with Paul O’Hare, Partner and Kathryn Dooks, Partner of Kemp Little and Mike Cashman, Partner of Dorsey & Whitney LLP 20th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryant of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner 20th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The ICC has issued a guidance paper on the impact of COVID-19 on trade finance transactions issued subject to ICC rules. For...
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20th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Diego Krischcautzky of Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal 19th Jan
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This guide sets out the requirements for executing deeds in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference summary of the...
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Produced in partnership with Diego Krischcautzky of Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal 19th Jan

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